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  • News: The Gadget Show Live 2012 in pictures

    The Gadget Show Live 2012 has opened its gates to the public once again at the NEC in Birmingham.

  • News: New Galaxy Tabs focus on the living room, not the office

    The 7- and 10-inch tablets will feature Android 4 'Ice Cream Sandwich,' MicroSD slots, and wireless controls over home theaters and cameras

  • News: Intel working with 10 vendors to release Windows 8 tablets by year-end

    Intel is working with 10 undisclosed Chinese and global vendors to design Windows 8 tablets using the company's chips, a senior company executive said Wednesday.

  • How-Tos: How to Root Your Verizon Galaxy Nexus

    If you're anything like me, you always have to have the latest and greatest piece of technology. Unlike me, though, you may not be eager take that shiny new gadget and unlock, root, install a custom OS, or brick it in the name of progress.

  • News: Toshiba Unveils 13.3-Inch Android Tablet

    Toshiba has introduced its new line of quad-core Android tablets, including a giant 13-inch model with a high-resolution display and quad-core processor. The company is also phasing out its 7- and 10-inch Thrive tablets, which will be replaced with the new Excite line of tablets running Android 4.0.

  • News: Instagram's Android App Tops 5 Million Downloads

    Instagram’s Android app has been downloaded more than 5 million times less than a week after being released. Not bad for a company that recently agreed to be bought by Facebook for $1 billion.

  • Opinion: Will Google Tablet Sales Frag or Defrag the Android Market?

    For consumers who don't live and breathe Android, the market can be confusing. There are dozens of phone models, many running different versions of the Android operating system.

  • Opinion: Sync Browser Bookmarks Between Windows and Android

    JimH443 asked the Web Browsing and Email forum how to keep the same browser bookmarks on his PC and his Android phone

  • News: Intel plans to win in China's smartphones and tablets market

    Best known as a producer of PC chips, Intel now plans to win in the Chinese market for tablets and smartphones as well, a company executive said Monday.

  • Opinion: Online Privacy Debate Heats Up

    Online privacy concerns are real, but users of Facebook, smartphone apps and the Internet at large are best protected when they are careful what they post and understand the degree to which their personal data is a commodity.

  • Opinion: Google+ Numbers Show Social Network is Growing

    Google+, the smaller rival to Facebook, shows signs of gaining traction by exceeding 100 million users, but when those users log on to the social networking service they are spending less time at the site than previously.

  • News: Why Is Instagram So Popular?

    If you're an active social-media user, you can't deny the phenomenon of Instagram--its trendy derivatives were a hit with PCWorld readers in 2011--and now the app, already popular among iOS gadget owners, is available for Android users as well.

  • News: Free apps kill smartphone battery life

    Those free apps like Angry Birds, Instagram and Tiny Wings may be loads of fun, but they suck the battery life out of your smartphone by tracking your geographical location, sending information about you to advertisers and downloading ads.

  • How-Tos: How to Buy a Smartphone for Your Business

    Shopping for a new smartphone is tough: With so many phones out there, finding the best one for your work life and your personal life can be headache-inducing. This guide highlights business features among the different operating systems, explains the best specs for business, and offers advice on the apps you should download once you purchase your smartphone.

  • News: HTC Q1 profit sinks by 70 percent

    High Tech Computer reported a 70 percent year-on-year fall in net profit for the first quarter on Friday, as the Taiwanese handset maker transitioned to a new line of smartphones it hopes will lift earnings.

  • Opinion: Google's Project Glass Eyewear: Next Big Google Flop or Hit?

    Project Glass is Google's dream to mass produce hybrid glasses that act as a miniaturized smartphone wired with hands-free access to a micro display, cameras, microphone, Web browser, and speech recognition. It's the type of jaw dropping innovation the tech elite love.

  • News: Google adds live tube alerts to Maps

    Google has updated its Maps service to include real-time service alerts for the London Underground.

  • News: Samsung delays Galaxy Tab 2 launch

    Samsung has pushed the launch of its second generation Galaxy Tabs to the end of April due to software problems.

  • News: Google goggles will replace smartphones

    Google has released a future looking video of Project Glass, a pair of smart glasses dubbed 'Google goggles'.

  • News: First Impressions: HTC Evo 4G LTE

    Sprint might not have an LTE network yet, but that isn't stopping the carrier from releasing new LTE phones. At an event Wednesday evening, HTC and Sprint pulled back the curtains on the HTC Evo 4G LTE. I got the chance to check out this dual-core Android 4.0 phone during a quick demo. Overall, I'm not blown away by the design, but the camera is impressive.



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